Movies like Lovely Rita

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Lovely Rita (2001)
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Lovely Rita (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Lovely Rita is a 2001 Austrian drama film directed by Jessica Hausner. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: school, teenage life, older man young girl relationship, starting over, youth, misfit, family relations, sexual relations, feminism, small town, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenage rebellion, teen angst, bus, disco, teenage sexuality, bus driver, escape, loss of virginity, single parent, terminal illness, small town life, power relations, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria

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Most similar movies to Lovely Rita

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sexy and sexual films with plots about youth, teenage life, coming of age, family relations, friendship, parents and children and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Lovely Rita: Acne (2008), Miss Sweden (2004), Due East (2002), Albatross (2011), Bad Spelling (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Acne (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has already lost his virginity, but has never kissed a girl. With his pimple-riddled face, his dysfunctional family, and a lowered self-esteem, getting this much anticipated first kiss proves trickier than expected. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: teenage sexuality, coming of age, school, prostitute, family relations, teenage boy, lifestyle, society, youth, sexual awakening, tennis, disco ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
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Miss Sweden (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Moa is in her early 20s, works at a factory and lives by herself in a cottage in the forest. She is a vegan and follows her friends and demonstrations, mostly to fit in. But at home, by herself, she listens to pop music and use make-up.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: demonstration, feminist, small town, vegetarian, family relations, youth, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, friendship, aging, curses spells and rituals, adoption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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85%
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Due East (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: single parent, small town, coming of age, destructive relationship, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, couples, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Albatross (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, direction and purpose, teenage life, lifestyle, dishonesty, love and romance, youth, parents and children, infidelity, sexual relations, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Bad Spelling (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At a French boarding school for troubled youth in the early 1970's, the Headmaster and his wife decide that their son Daniel, who is fifteen years old but looks younger, should finally go live in the dorm with all the other students, as they do ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, friendship, boarding school, youth, buddies, family relations, rebelliousness, boys' school, boss and employee, friends, power relations, boarding school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
More Sex & the Single Mom (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Single, divorced lawyer Jess Gradwell returns in this sequel as she tries to raise her new three-year-old son, Jake, while dealing with her teenage daughter, Sara's, growing carnal desires with a photographer she meets while planning her high ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family gatherings, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, couples, lifestyle, midlife crisis, youth, teenage life, pregnancy, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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69%
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S#x Acts (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gili is a teenager who decides to change schools. She is determined to improve her lame social status. Over the course of a few weeks she hooks up with several different boys, all from her new school. Their encounters get more and more sexual, each ...
Style: realistic, sexual, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: sex scene, school, teenage life, male masturbation, sexual abuse, youth, life is a bitch, sexual promiscuity, sexual relations, manipulative woman, casual sex, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Sex and the USA (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Audrey Shaw is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. In a conservative California town, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, friends, society, lifestyle, youth, high school life, innocence lost, coming of age, teenager, drugs, sexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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61%
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Involuntary (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's almost summer in Sweden and minor indiscretions and misbehavior abound. Leffe likes to show off for his friends and play salacious pranks, especially when he's drinking. Meanwhile, a righteous grade-school teacher doesn't know ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: multiple storylines, prank, workplace, mischievous children, unsupportive coworkers, teenage life, teenager, male female relationship, bus driver, youth, social relations, gay slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: realistic, sexy, touching, sincere, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, youth, coming out, unfulfilled love, couples, friends, best friends, lifestyle, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Last Summer of the Rich (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vienna's high society parties with sex, drugs, alcohol and young models. Hanna von Stezewitz stands in the center of it all. She's young, attractive and rich, head of a corporate group and one of Vienna's most important financers.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, nightlife, sexual relations, strong female presence, lesbian, lesbian interest, love and romance, couples, love affair, lesbian couple, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Crazy Love (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three 'Bukowskian' torrid nights in the life of a man in search of love. Harry Voss, 12, is young and naive. Love, for him, is romantic love between princes and princesses demurely kissing each other on the mouth. His father is a hero who ...
Style: humorous, sexual, atmospheric, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, dark humor, couples, lifestyle, society, misfit, youth, love and romance, life is a bitch, prostitute, social misfits, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 50s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Same-Sex Parents (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Story: A jealous classmate exposes the fact that Olympe has 2 gay parents. Feeling ostracized and humiliated, Olympe lashes out at her closeted mother. Life unravels so that the truth can set them free.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, youth, sexual relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, teen angst, gay parent, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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51%
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 460
Amy & Isabelle (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her gossiper colleagues. When her overprotected daughter is ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, disgraced, single parent, family problems, youth, friendship, dysfunctional family, human nature, love and romance, family life, isolation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 520
Scratch (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A story of young love and early life choices.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: youth, starting over, moral dilemma, love affair, society, love and romance, romance, couples, teenage life, fall in love, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, scandinavia, europe, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Moving Out (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Coming-of-age story about an Italian-Australian teenager making his way in the world.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: family relations, immigrants, coming of age, suburbs, life turned upside down, society, youth, misfit, culture clash, teenage life, friendship, student ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Thousand Times Stronger (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The arrival of a new girl causes a stir in classroom social structure.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: social relations, teenage life, misfit, lifestyle, high school life, friends, self discovery, teenager, school, youth, misled, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 635
Short Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ever since he was a child, the seventeen-yearold Edoardo has suffered from a malformation of the foreskin that stops him from masturbating and makes him insecure and ill at ease with girls. Shut up in his sexless microcosm, Edoardo reacts with ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, family relations, misfit, youth, anxiety, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexuality, loss of virginity, uncertainty, family life, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.6
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Lake Tahoe (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A story of a teenager and the strange events that take place in his small town.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, obsessive quest, self discovery, teenage life, youth, family relations, small town, coming of age, small town life, young mother, auto repair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
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Perfect Sport (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee Bishop is forced to grow up quickly when his mother leaves for Iraq and his younger sister joins him on the varsity wrestling squad.
Style: uplifting, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, ambition, family life, family relations, youth, sport, obsession, betrayal, wrestler, wrestling, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 1K
Homevideo (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Shy, sensitive high school outsider Jakob Moormann is miserably lacking immaterial support at home, where his strict father, uniformed cop Claas, and selfish mother are too busy breaking up to be there for him. Jakob focuses on class dream-girl ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: school, estrangement, parents and children, family problems, teenage life, youth, misfit, blackmail, public humiliation, masturbation, first love, rejection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Children of Love (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shows us a weekend in the life of a family torn by disputes and disappointments.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, custody, starting over, dysfunctional family, family life, couples, family problems, youth, love and romance, single parent, child custody, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brussels, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Wonder Years (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 13 year old girl who lives with her widowed mother in a town in Korea. Somewhat withdrawn and living in dreams, her main dream is that her real mother is a famous pop singer. Soo-ah falls in with a delinquent schoolgirl, and after a tense argument ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dream, loss, misunderstanding, parents and children, teenage life, coming of age, single parent, family problems, hopes, mother, pop star, imagination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Grown Up Movie Star (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Ruby, 13, determined to grow up fast after her mother runs away to become a movie star, leaving Ruby with her hopelessly rural father.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: family relations, coming of age, single father, blind ambition, ambition, teenage life, gender, parents and children, rebelliousness, lgbt, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 537
Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: high school life, school, young love, coming of age, youth, high school, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, love and romance, family relations, teenage crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
50 Ways of Saying Fabulous (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shot in and around the central Otago communities of Omakau, Ophir and Alexandra, A coming-of-age film that centers on overweight 12-year old Billy who is not interested in being a farmer and doesn't care for Rugby. His escape is the fantasy ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, countryside, rugby, bullying, teenage life, teenage love, lifestyle, social misfits, youth, misfit, gender ...
Time: 70s, year 1975
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 7K
Melissa P. (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An adolescent girl, living with her mother and her grandmother, will have her first sexual experiences in a heavy and excessive way.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, sincere, erotic ...
Plot: first sex, teenage sex, teenage sexuality, adolescence, high school, high school life, teenage life, sexual relations, self discovery, innocence lost, parent child relationship, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Wise Kids (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vivid, dynamic Southern coming-of-age drama, takes place in the transitional space between high school and college, when life seems to be all questions and no answers, and the future is scarily wide open. Set in and around a Charleston, SC Baptist ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, single parent, self discovery, best friends, teenage life, introspection, direction and purpose, society, youth, parents and children, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Letter Writer (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a teenager receives a mysterious letter in the mail, she sets out to find the author. It's a journey that will change her life forever.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: teenage life, honesty, youth, friendship, parents and children, family relations, rebelliousness, aging, religions or cults, father daughter relationship, intergenerational friendship, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Only Sunshine (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Hayat, her father and bedridden grandfather live in a riverside shack near the dangerously dark but breathtakingly beautiful waters of the Bosphorus. Hayat's father owns a small boat that secures the family's survival through a miscellany ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: youth, single parent, parents and children, family relations, poverty, society, teenage life, social misfits, elderly, river, coming of age, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%